Sunrise on Falie
Kangaroos at American River
Meet the locals behind The Community Shed and oval at American River. Emus graze happily with the kangaroos.
View from apartment Sunrise on Failie
Sea views from the lounge, kitchen and second bedroom at Sunrise on Falie. Walk out onto the balcony from panoramic views of the sea and native bushland.
Blue blue blue
Time for a refreshing swim in the bluest of blue waters. Kangaroo Island is full of beautiful beaches and interesting coves.
Sailing American River
The perfect place for any boating activity. Blue skies, sandy beaches, clear blue waters all year round.
Some people mistake them for Porcupines - but in Australia, we have egg-laying mammals called Echidnas. This one was photographed along a dirt road, rolled into a ball because he was scared of the passing car. Drive with care please - we love to protect our lovely wildlife. This is just one example of the very special native animals across Kangaroo Island.
Close to sunrise and sunset - please SLOW DOWN - because that's when our animals are most active.
Friends stick together! Enjoying another beautiful start to a day on American River, Kangaroo Island, just a short walk down from Sunrise on Falie to the water's edge.
American River Boat Ramp
Our boat ramp is wonderful, only 3 minutes drive away from Sunrise on Falie. A safe, large carpark is available after you've launched. New pontoons make it easy to tie up and prepare. The calmness of American River makes boating and fishing a pleasure.
Fishing Occupational Hazard!
They're hungry. They're quick. And they're close by! :-) Pelicans are always your friend when you go fishing hoping for a few scraps. Good fun to have them keep you company.
Whiting for Dinner
Well, we might cook them first. The pelicans didn't get these beauties for lunch. Quite common to pull Whiting around the 40cm length - well above size limit. So fresh. So yummy!
American River Emus
Meet the locals behind the Shed (opposite the boat ramp). Happly grazing with the kangaroos.
Bird watchers will love the unspoilt, natural beauty of Kangaroo Island, so rich in native flowering brush, it is simply Paradise for nectre seeking birds. You can spend hours watching them. The endangered Glossy Black Cockatoo makes its home in American River. Early evening is the best time to spot them at Sunrise on Falie.
American River road
Driving in American River just around the corner is Sunrise on Falie.
About 15 minutes drive from Sunrise on Falie, Redbanks is a must visit spot at sunset. Standing atop the cliffs, look across towards Kingscote. You can follow a track down to the rock beach and have the cliffs tower above you. A very special place rich in colour and geological history.
Building the Independence
Welcome to American River's boat shed where we're building a replica of The Independence ... a fun project for the town, and you're invited for a tour.
Stand on the jetty to get a great view of Amerian River at sunset.
Out on the Water
Just out from the boat ramp crabing you just have to stop and enjoy the sunset. All you need is your iphone to take great photos.
For the bird watchers
There are special huts for bird watchers along the main road at American River.
Closest Beach to American River Pennington Bay is just magnificent.
Flourcask Bay just 15 minutes drive from Sunrise on Falie, American River.
Rainbow over the Cannery Walk
Walk down from Sunrise on Falie to the water. Turn left and take the Cannery Walk for some spectacular scenery and maybe an unexpected rainbow.
Black Swans are everywhere
Black swans are found all over American River and beyond at Duck Lagoon
Relax outdoors at Sunrise
Enjoy your own private entertainment area and wait for the wild life to appear at dawn and dusk.
Wattle Arch American River
Spring time in the River.
Relaxing at Sunrise
Welcome to Sunrise on Falie. Relax in a natural bushland setting with ocean views.